NEPRA approved an Rs0.83 hike in power tariff in the context of fuel price adjustment.
Nepra approves hike in power tariff: SOURCE: SAMAA.TV

The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Thursday authorized an Rs0.83 climb in power tariff as fuel re arrangement on account of varieties in the fuel charges for the period of July 2020.

The notification stated, the increase will be gathered in October bills, in any case, the expansion in electricity costs won’t make a difference to K-Electric customers.

Costly electricity would impose an extra weight of more than Rs10 billion on customers.

As indicated by the regularity authority, the fuel alteration, Will be pertinent to all consumer classifications aside from lifeline consumers, will be demonstrated individually in consumers’ bills based on units charged to the customers in the month of July 2020 and lastly power distributing organizations will reflect the fuel charges alteration in regard of July 2020 in the charging month of October 2020

Although, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill said that updates on electricity cost going up is not true.

Some fake news have been doing the rounds that the expense per unit of electricity has been expanded. This is not true news. Rs0.83 fuel alteration has been done, he tweeted, including this is done each month based on the cost of oil.

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